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Will 3D play a role when you choose your new smartphone (Poll results)

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Will 3D play a role when you choose your new smartphone (Poll results)
Much has been made from the fact that the first 3D-enabled smartphones are nearing release - that's certainly an exciting prospect in the long term, but we were interested to see whether you guys actually want a 3D screen or the ability to shoot 3D videos on your phone right now - or there is some artificial hype about all things 3D.

Almost half of you (49.21% to be precise) claimed it's something nice, but not too important, emphasizing that they won't overpay just because a certain phone has 3D features. Then we have 27.05% of you who say (or rap, if they are Public Enemy fanboys) something along the lines of "Don't believe the hype (about 3D)" and inform us that they don't need 3D on their phones. Last in our poll are the lads with the positive answer (23.73%), who tell us that 3D is a whole new dimension for smartphones, so, yeah, they sound kinda excited to us.

Will 3D play a role when you choose your new smartphone (Poll results)

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posted on 09 May 2011, 03:50 2

1. daniel_bargs (Posts: 323; Member since: 27 Nov 2010)


im one of the 49%. i do believe it's a great milestone but im willing to wait for 2 years so that prices will be stable and reasonable.

posted on 09 May 2011, 04:35

2. Phullofphil (Posts: 801; Member since: 10 Feb 2009)


I think just like most hard ware it wont or should not be a selling point untill the software and more importantly the soft ware standerds incorperate this new tech. If you get this feature and there is little content then really its like having palm os. Great platform with little app suport.

posted on 09 May 2011, 06:41 7

3. bdaniel17 (Posts: 5; Member since: 09 May 2011)


I'd rather have other features like more RAM or longer battery life rather than 3D capabilities...

posted on 09 May 2011, 08:56

4. bdaniel18 (unregistered)


I agree with #17. more RAM and better battery life, that would be frickin awesome. I just think the whole 3D craze is over-rated. In theatres and on phones. shhhtuff gives me a headache sometimes...

posted on 09 May 2011, 20:09

11. vantenkiest (Posts: 308; Member since: 20 Apr 2011)


I agree more with the comment about the headache.. make my phone slightly heavier with a better battery im ok with that. my psp isnt fully retired yet. GRR i want my phone to last 12 hours of heavy use lol. Ram increased would be godly.

posted on 09 May 2011, 09:16 3

5. Allday28 (Posts: 274; Member since: 19 Nov 2010)


I actually would not buy a phone with 3D on it. Get the battery life figured out first. I cant beleive they keep making new gimmicks for these phones without fixing the battery life first.. If this is the way Android is gonna keep going I will switch to the iphone. At least my girl can get 2 days out of her iphone battery..

posted on 09 May 2011, 11:28 2

6. JeffdaBeat (unregistered)


I don't know...I just feel like it's a gimmick in such a huge way. Sure, it's awesome in watching movies...Avatar and possibly Tron Legacy being standouts. And with the Nintendo 3DS it's cool...but I can't think of a single reason I'd need it on my smartphone unless we are talking 3D Holograms or something. I'm with BDaniel17...give me more battery life and more RAM.

posted on 09 May 2011, 12:24

7. jthiagesan (Posts: 104; Member since: 20 Apr 2011)


Cell phone manufacturars create more devices just to make money!!! take Samsung, they just created galaxy s and then s2 very shortly then they are researching on S3. They are not standardizing the first version properly. Simply, today's technology is for tomorrow's museum.

posted on 09 May 2011, 14:28 1

8. vishu9 (Posts: 251; Member since: 03 Mar 2011)


wasnt this poll already done? Why bring it out again?

posted on 09 May 2011, 16:30

9. Grams17 (unregistered)


3D phones makes no sense. What's the purpose?

posted on 09 May 2011, 18:55

10. CELL BOI (unregistered)


i love new phones and features because now more people do everything with there phone it does it all and i would love to have that on a phone of mine i need it and cant wait until it comes out ive been calling my cell phone provider every 2 days to find out status updates on when its coming but i cant wait and will pay no contract price if i had to but i do have a upgrade

posted on 09 May 2011, 23:07 2

12. NeXoS (Posts: 278; Member since: 03 May 2011)


Umm, let's do this poll again after the first wave of 3D 3min mini porns start showing up on the Market and start selling like hot cakes!

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